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. he would like to see more students getting their education through online courses. the governor making that pitch today during the meeting that was also attended by lieutenant governor gavin newsom. increased online courses was also spearheaded by the u.c. president. he said there are no other ways to get around the traditional methods of education. the governor says the system needs to make the changes. he says that both the u.c. and -- [indiscernible] -- needs to hold the line on tuition and costs and thinks online courses will do that. he says it may even benefit high schools. >> maybe the online expansion can get into the high schools and get kids into math and science and even language and other programs that can get them ready so they'll be part of that pool that come to u.c. >> i think we should think about the day -- and this is maybe in a five-year period, maybe 15% of the courses taken by each undergraduate would be online. >> reporter: while the governor says online courses will streamline costs, others don't think it will. it's that flop you mentioned earlier. recent
that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look at this thing in a way how do we maintain, enhance this wonderful institution called the university of california? and i'm a person, you know, i've been around a long time, i care about this university. i love learning. i love research but i'm a realist. >> reporter: uc administrators say developing more online courses would be a great opportunity to education more students. the university says it is looking to add about 150 online courses for freshmen and sophomores within the next three years. uc president mark yudof has said he's pledged to faculty that no layoffs will occur as a result of those online courses being
most important thing you can do to improve education for children. >> assemblywoman joan buchanan is the chair. without mentioning specifics she says she is working on new legislation she says will not only weed out ineffective teachers but make good teachers even better. another teacher evaluation bill died at the state capitol last year. >>> the walmart foundation has announced a $100,000 donation to the silicon valley education foundation. the money will go to the stepping up to algebra summer program in san jose as well as a math support program that runs during the school year. >> set to discuss a new express lane project. it will convert 30 miles of car pool lanes to express lanes. it includes adding a second express lane. as well as to convert a car pool connector in south san jose to an express connector. >> it's the final trip out of the pete's harbor marina. why more than 140 people have to leave today. >> exploited for sex and sold as slaves. >> we give no quarter to violence, exploitation. >> the stand local leaders are making to protect kids. >> smoke and flames billo
with the team. >>> college credit for less cash. the new effort to offer higher education to more people. >> it's like a casting call but no one can be exactly gregory pen. >> the search for san jose's new police chief and why the new man in charge told us he doesn't want to apply for the job. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids ha
. the new effort to offer higher education to more people. >> it's like a at farmers, we make you smarter about insurance. because what you don't know can hurt you. what if you didn't know that boxes by the curb... make you a target for thieves? or that dog bites account for a third of all home liability claims? what if you didn't know that one in seven drivers is uninsured? and that grease fires have to be smothered? the more you know, the better you can plan for whats ahead. get smarter about your insurance. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪ >>> the veteran police officer chosen to be interim chief says he doesn't want the job long term. matt keller is live where we're getting the new insight of what's next. >> reporter: the new interim chief spoke to us and said he's not a long term solution. >> reporter: the title fits the resume. larry esquivel has served 20 years most recently deputy chief before he was named interim chief. >> it was a bit of a surprise. >> reporter: esquivel says he hopes to continue some of the same policies and efforts made by moore and
and strengthsenning education are the right -- strengthening education are the right choices for california. >> reporter: he says another area of agreement is how quickly the governor's budget's numbers could fly. >> the biggest risk could come next month and that is from washington, d.c. in what the government chooses to do or not to do. >> reporter: if washington fails to act on the debt ceiling the national economy could -- [no audio] >> reporter: because of the potential risks to our state budget that is one reason they say they want to create that $1 billion reserve and where the budget stands, that will be better known in may when we will know if the surplus has grown. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 49er fans are looking forward to a huge game this weekend. if they win they will go to their 6th super bowl. saturday night the 9ers destroyed the packers and a lot of fans are confident they will do well against the falcons. the championship game is sunday in the georgia dome and fans are optimistic even though the last time the 49ers won a road plaintiff game was 24 years ago. >
online education. governor jerry brown said online courses can make higher education more accessible and affordable. he said they needs to deal with a larger problem. >> millions, life chances are different and they don't lead to getting to a post doc program. people worry about getting food on the table, worrying about gunfire. >> the new budgets include $37 million for public colleges to develop online courses. >>> video to share coming from oregon. we brought this to you live today as firefighters freed a woman who was trapped between 2 balls 10 inches wide. you see the release and joy on the woman's face. this began before 4:00 a.m. and lasted four hours. it is not clear how she got in but she was seen walking on the roof. while they pumped in warm air they also spraid in soapy foam to lube ruicate the walls. -- lube ruicate the calls. . >>> helicopter crashed into a crane tower today in london killing two people. the helicopter fell during rush hour. the pilot and one person on the ground were killed. >> half past 7 we heard an explosion. we heard a loud explosion and we thought
to helping battle obesity and educate consumers. >>> facebook is holding a top secret event tomorrow that has many people the the tech community guessing what it's all about. the only clue about the mysterious event came in a media invitation, which teases quote come see what we're building. some guesses include the debut of a facebook smartphone, or are a new search service that combines friends' recommendations with information from around the web. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> apple's stock today slipped below $500 for the first time in nearly a year. the stock dropped more than $18 to $501.75. this came as apple reportedly cut orders for parts for its iphone 5 due to weak demand. according to one report, apple has asked several suppliers to cut their supply orders by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stoo
has never been more devoted to helping battle obesity and educate consumers. >>> facebook is holding a top secret event tomorrow that has many people the the tech community guessing what it's all about. the only clue about the mysterious event came in a media invitation, which teases quote come see what we're building. some guesses include the debut of a facebook smartphone, or are a new search service that combines friends' recommendations with information from around the web. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> apple's stock today slipped below $500 for the first time in nearly a year. the stock dropped more than $18 to $501.75. this came as apple reportedly cut orders for parts for its iphone 5 due to weak demand. according to one report, apple has asked several suppliers to cut their supply orders by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, m
critical. >> it says the campaign is designed to help educate consumers. >> 455 am it testimony, sal is covering traffic, is traffic starting in san francisco? >> yes. it looks good as you drive through the city not a bad commute at all. if you are driving on 101 it looks pretty good up to the 880 split. also it looks good on 880 and there are some flashing lights but it's not affecting traffic and traffic continues to look good as you drive through. 880 westbound, you heard about the carquinez bridge and it is not causing any slow traffic and the traffic on the span is showing still early. 4:55, let's go to steve. >>> we lost most of the breeze, but high pressure is large and in charge. it goes way up there and when you see something like in this time of year you look for uncutting. there is hints of it and until next month it is not going anywhere. the overnight lows, they are dropping and so a lot more 20s and 30s already. it took a lot more and you can see higher clouds coming down out of the northeast and it is going from land to sea. if this were summertime, we he would have a
. that's down 255,000 from one year ago. construction, information technology, education and health services were the biggest. take a look at what's happening in the bay area, all nine counts have unemployment rates lower than the state average. it's the lowest at 5.5%. san francisco at 6.5%. and santa clara at 7.5. it's the highest at 9.3%. >>> solid earnings from dow components, general electric and morgan stanley helped stocks end higher. dow gained 53 points today. nasdaq lost 1. the dow and s&p 500 are sitting at five year highs. here's the course of the dow over the five year period from january of 2008 until now. stocks that finished higher three weeks running. >>> this could be one of the worst flu seasons in several years. the good and the bad about this year's vaccine. >> too much work to be done. >> fans catch the 49ers last practice before heading to atlanta. why time is an ally for their star quarter back >> the bay area is in the clear tonight. the warmest day of the holiday weekend and when shower chances resurface on the five day forecast [ crickets chirping ] [ tra
of the board of education said you were right. we were doing nothing more than these whites than the whites did to us when they had power. >>> we remember rosa parks and her small act that became an enormous symbol in her fight during civil rights. >>> if dr. martin luther king jr. was the father of civil rights, rosa parks is considered its mother. she clarified for the nation the symbol of equality in one simple act. when parks died in 2005 bob mackenzie had this look back at her life. >> reporter: a tiny whisp of a woman but with backbone that would not quit. even as a frail old lady, she still had the presence of a woman who turned an incident into a historic moment. 10 years ago rosa parks came to the bay area to speak at san francisco state. she talked with ktvu's rob roth about that day now 50 years ago when she got on a bus in montgomery alabama after a hard day's work as a seamstress. she and three other black people sat down in the middle of bus where blacks could sit, but would have to leave if a white person wanted the seat. >> it had always bothered me and i think others too. but s
the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate market. >> but first we'll go back to the nation's capital. the key difference between today's inauguration compared to four years ago. mmmma choice of 6 ski
to the the slain leader. ktvu news. >>> a new report from the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate there is no mass produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of i
control on content. they used it for business and education and tried to block access to material which is considered subject verse sufficient -- subversive or object seen. -- obscene. >>> targeting another funeral. why a controversial group will protest a key internet figure who committed suicide. >>> plus a sudden collapse in larkspur after a redwood tree come crashing down. ♪ ♪ i'm halfway to your heart ♪ you have to let me know ♪ so i don't make my worst mistake ♪ ♪ turn around and let you go [ female announcer ] when sweet and salty come together, the taste is irresistible. made with sweet, smooth peanut butter and salted, roasted peanuts. sweet and salty nut bars by nature valley. nature at its most delicious. >>> good morning, 20s and 30s, a lot of high clouds, mostly sunny.$♪. >> all right, steve, the power is back on in larkspur for dozens of pg&e customers, a redwood knocked out power and that 150-foot tree crashed into power lines and that house and it happened at about 11:30 yesterday morning. >> i heard a thunderous sound that sounded like an explosion. all th
brown spoke to the u.c. region about how expanding online education could open up a world of opportunities to traditionally under served communities. >> for millions life chances are very different and they don't lead to getting to a post dock program. i mean people worry about, you know, getting foot on the table, worrying about gun fire, or outside the house. >> the governor's proposed new budget includes about 37 million dollars for california's public colleges, to develop online courses. >>> veteran stage, film and television actor conrad bain is being remembered as a quick study who could play any role. >> kids. we have a guest. [ laughter ] >> this is my harmonious family. my daughter kimberly, my sons willis and arnold. >> he played the father mr. drummond on the sitcom different strokes. his daughter says he died monday of natural causes at his home in livermore. he was 89. >>> looks like it may be time to break up the 415. one of the bay area's widest used area codes is running out of available numbers. rob ross looks at two possible solutions, and the three-digit
said that high schoolers may benefit of online education to better prepare themselves for college. >>> google has dropped the controversial make me asian app following pressure from protesters and others. the app allows the user to alter photos to make a person look a certain ethnicity or fat. >>> beef patties have been recalled because they contain horse meat and were not labeled as such. the horse meat came from an unnamed european country. >>> in honduras, authorities confiscated a shipment of drugs. >>> in australia, check this out, two men have a really big fish story to tell. they have a close encounter with a great white shark, a very big great white shark. the shark swam around and around their small boat for about 40 minutesful during that time he said they were reminded of the movie jaws. >> looks like the shark was almost as big as that boat. >>> why the popularity of last weekend's gun guy back is prompting warnings for the upcoming event. >>> and we'll look at the weather for your upcoming weekend. water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a hug
education to better prepare themselves for college. >>> google has dropped the controversial make me asian app following pressure from protesters and others. the app allows the user to alter photos to make a person look a certain ethnicity or fat. >>> beef patties have been recalled because they contain horse meat and were not labeled as such. the horse meat came from an unnamed european country. >>> in honduras, authorities confiscated a shipment of drugs. >>> in australia, check this out, two men have a really big fish story to tell. they have a close encounter with a great white shark, a very big great white shark. the shark swam around and around their small boat for about 40 minutesful during that time he said they were reminded of the movie jaws. >> looks like the shark was almost as big as that boat. >>> why the popularity [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folger
which aims to educate young people on cooking while teaching them self- reliance and self-esteem. >>> three minutes. >> getting tough on graffiti, the international effort. >> we also talk about how a target once considered taboo is no longer off limits. >> there's always something he'll do that's surprising. >> right after the break he's been called clueless. find out how long the unlucky burglar who robbed steve jobs house will spent in prison. >>> the trial began this week in the case of a deadly office shooting in silicon valley. jing hua wu is accused of shooting three executives at 10 startup siport in santa clara in 2008. if convicted wu will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. wu's attorneys claim their client suffered a psychotic breakdown due to a post- traumatic stress disorder stemming from childhood. the prosecution said wu was motivated by revenge after being fired. >>> the men found guilty of burglarizing steve job's home in 2011 has been sentenced to seven years in state prison. 35-year-old kareem mcfarland of alameda took at l
students can complete and transfer their education. last year they found a number of problems with the colleges structure and finance and they will have a certain amount of time to issue their information and final ruling could come soon. >>> phillip stole $1,700 from a bank of america branch and he is charged with burglary and both are felonies. he has pled not guilty and court records indicate problems. >>> there are rough waves after several people had to be rescued in just three days. the latest rescue shows a surfer with few problems had to be rescued. he got tired and climbed up on to the rock while his friend called for help. when rescue teams arrived, his friend climbed off the rock and had to be brought back to shore. >> also know your skill level because the waves have been rough. >> it kept rescue teams very busy and on saturday and sunday they had record rescues and they are expected tobies i again today -- expected to be busy again today. >>> there is a lot of slow traffic, let's start with the bay bridge and we had an earlier problem getting into the city. if you
covering the cost their children's college education. >>> details are coming to light about costly renovations done in the bathroom of the interior department with taxpayer money. the renovations were done in 2007 to the office bathroom of then interior secretary. auditors have since reseemed the upgrades totaled $236,000 and included a new shower, refrigerator and expensive wood paneling. >> first and foremost the country is broke. we can't afford as taxpayers to remodel bathrooms or any rooms that don't need to be remodeled. >> the upgrade was part of a multimillion dollar remodeling of the headquarters in washington, d.c. >> san jose state university is launching a pilot project to offer affordable classes. starting later this month -- governor jerry brown was on hand. the four credit classes will cost $150. >> 16% of the students at cal state get out in four years. and the longer you stay the more you spend. so this is a big, huge problem with student debt approaching a trillion dollars. >> the pilot project will begin january 30th with just three classes in entry level math, c
daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with a male companion who helps them with their education and dorm expenses. the biggest increase is at the georgia state university followed by new york university. berkeley, by the way, is 38th. uc davis is 43. >>> bay area congresswoman zoe is honoring air rob swartz. her proposed legislation called aaron's law would change the computer fraud and abuse act. she says the law allowed the government to bring disproportionate charges against swartz. >>> we want to check in with sal, see what's happening on the roads. sal? >> we're starting with the south bay on 280 northbound as you get up to -- up to highway 17. got some slow traffic there. this is 280 just north of downtown san jose. i think a lot of people heard prot will be -- about the problems on 101. that crash has been cleared. it was clear and people were seeing slow traffic pulling up to 101 at 280, so they decided to get on 280. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. it's ba
educational walking tours. through monday naturalists will guide visitors to where the sea lions hang out. >>> an army soldier gave her daughter a thrilling surprise this week coming home after a year in afghanistan to southern california. >> i missed everything about her. >> it was to say the least an emotional reunion. u.s. army specialist veronica velasquez showed up at her daughter's classroom. she hadn't seen her daughter since a year ago. >> birthdays, holidays, pretty much i missed everything a whole year. i can't really make up but just spend more time with her. >> reporter: what are your fears when she's away? >> that she doesn't get shot or anything because i'll miss her. >> she'll have two weeks home before heading to a new post but this time she'll stay stateside in new york. >>> an 81-year-old woman suffered critical burns last night when her hayward apartment caught fire at 9:15. it appears the woman fell asleep smoking. the fire was put out in seven minutes. firefighters kept it from spreading to other apartments. >> it didn't burn our unit. it didn't catch our unit at all
are giving educational walking tours with the sea lions through monday. >>> where is on the road and it's not the start that we're hoping for. >> you go to san antonio you go there for one thing, to lose. now let's see, the last time golden state won a game in san antonio was valentine's day 1987. and the spurs own the best home record in the nba. so you say there's a chance? well spurs led by just one at halftime. then crews delayed the second half by 15 minutes to fix this basket and the coyote even tried to help. but finally, warriors tie it when clay thompson hit this jumper. it's 82-82. thompson scored 21. warriors lose the 28th straight game. tony parker scores two of his 25 right there. spurs win 85-88. spurs have lost five of their last six. >>> sixth ranked stanford women lost their two home games. 75-49. both teams 4-1 in the top pac12 conference. >>> the last thing the 49ers needed was a distraction before sunday's nfc championship game. but when police start investigating their top receiver michael crabtree about sexual assault allegations then new question about focus and
to announce an online education partnership. they will be working together to develop a pilot program to offer online courses. more details will be unveiled at 10:00. >>> now we know the reason 13 people became sick at the hilton hotel in san jose on sunday. hotel officials say pepper spray caused some of the guests on the 18th floor to get sick. they complained of throat and eye irritation. no one had to be hospitalized. an investigation continues. >>> we want to check in with sal again. >> there's a new crash 880 southbound at 23rd. that crash is making traffic slow on the nim mit the -- nimitz freeway. you can see the traffic is very slow heading down there. at least one lane is blocked. if you are trying to get to the oakland airport, i think or driving south on 880, i think you should give yourself plenty of extra time because of that crash. it gets better immediately. also this morning we're looking at the commute if you are driving -- approaching the bay bridge toll plaza. that's been news. it's better than it was a few moments ago. it's been improving. it should be better by 9:00. if y
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